The RMC Memorial Scholarship


Celebrating a life that was unfortunately lost upon the middlegrounds of a passion for school and the love of a beautiful family, it is with much pride that we are able to present 'The Light', a Rachel M. Cawley Memorial Scholarship.

In honor of Rachel's memory and a desire to share her legacy, this scholarship was created in an effort to pass along her torch to a fellow student matched with the same ambition and curiousity in which she was gifted.

It is our hope that we can raise the necessary funds needed in order to execute this project - one meant as gift to the Cawley family to signify the impact Rachel's life had, but also to represent the lasting influence she will continue to have even in her absence.

We encourage you to mirror the same love and effort Rachel extended to us all and donate what you can.

You will be missed, Rachel. Thank you for all you've done.


Rachel was raised in Centennial Park, Arizona. She attended grade school and junior high at Masada Charter School and graduated from high school at the Centennial Academy. She earned her Associate in Science at Salt Lake Community College. She was attending Southern Utah University pursuing a degree in Family Life and Human Development. Southern Utah University will award her a posthumous bachelors degree at the next commencement ceremony.

Rachel was devoted to her family in all aspects of her life. She unconditionally loved and cherished her siblings to whom she was an exceptional role model. She was a best friend to her sisters, and a constant aid to her parents. To her friends and relations, which are too many to be numbered, Rachel could always be trusted to provide inspiration, encouragement, and joy. Her contagious smile and genuine personality inspired all who knew her.

Rachel was an avid adventurer and had a fundamental conviction that nature could replenish any loss that was felt and true beauty was natural. She loved camping, hiking, mountain biking, and exploring God’s creations because it brought her closer to him. She truly was never happier than when she was immersed in nature. 

In one of her recent assignments, Rachel made the comment that she only wishes 'to be the light'. In honor of her wish and in the fullfilment of her goal, it was only fitting the scholarship be called 'The Light.'
  • Melissa Knudson 
    • $50 
    • 68 mos
  • Diana Knudson 
    • $50 
    • 68 mos
  • Thomas Timpson 
    • $20 
    • 68 mos
  • Cece Cawley 
    • $150 
    • 68 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 68 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Bre Hammon 
Colorado City, AZ
Rachel Cawley 
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